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Docomo Digital partners with Safaricom to launch Google Play purchases via M-Pesa

“Docomo Digital has partnered with Safaricom to give customers the option to pay for content on the Google Play Store using M-Pesa, according to a press release. The integration, which is powered by Docomo Digital’s mobile commerce enabling platform using Google Play’s payment API, enables M-Pesa customers to use the mobile money service to pay for goods and […]
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Companies

Mastercard tests pay as you go for solar energy in Africa

“Solar energy is the key to getting power to many parts of Africa, but it is expensive to implement and often difficult for individuals to purchase. So global payments firm Mastercard has teamed up with solar energy company M-KOPA Solar, banks, and mobile network operators to enable payments and commerce for people who don’t have access to banks. […]